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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
+27 51 753 0666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (25 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for a hearty plate of food after a long day of travelling. Friendly service and a decent menu selection. Looking forward to the next visit

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant evening and tasty meal. The portions were generous and service very good. Would certainly recommend Plattelander, especially as its the only restaurant that opens on a Sunday evening in Colesburg.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Plattelander Restaurant in Colesberg on a cold winter's evening. We were welcomed by a very friendly waitress who took us to our table. The interior is beautiful in this very old building with a warm atmosphere. I have ordered the Chicken Cordon Bleu...More

Thank ElmarieM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived very late on a Monday evening and the reception was friendly and very welcome. The service is good and staff knows the menu. The food was average. Because it was so late we did not try the lamb and red meat dishes. The...More

Thank canada493
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Die Plaatelnader is a little restuarant in Colesberg. It is in an old building with thatch a roof. There are two levels to dine with small tables and quiet spaces. The decor is simple and rustic. The food is wonderful. We ordered a rumpsteak that...More

Thank SuzJim2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We overnighted in Colesberg recently when driving from Cape Town to Johannesburg. This place was recommended by a local. Proved to be a good recommendation. The lamb shanks were excellent. The place was popular with both visitors and locals. The service was good and, on...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vegetarian food options in Colesberg and always warm and friendly vibe... Thank you to all! We will be back!!

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant travelling via Colesberg along the N1. The staff was friendly and professional. The atmosphere might be good in summer but was gloomy and cold on our visit. The meal was extremely dissapointing. The lamb curry was bland and watery served...More

Thank nicoljg
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I think this place is a real rip off. Food quality is good but the portions are small. The owners are snobs! They do injustice as the staff is freindly but they are snobs. There is no atmosfere to the place. Will I go back?...More

Thank Andre V
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by the manager of The Lighthouse where we were over-nighting on our way to the Kruger Park. It was a very good choice. It's situated in a charming old building at the top of Kerkstraat, opposite the beautiful stone...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Colesberg
  • Phone Number: +27 51 753 0666
The building was built in the 1800s, originally a church. It's located next to a supermarket and opposite a church with a tall steeple. Waiter's called Hannes.
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